LME:LEARN - Large Marine Ecosystems

Sustainable Management of Bycatch in Latin America and Caribbean Trawl Fisheries (REBYC-II LAC)

Enhanced management of bycatch and conservation of ‘blue forest’ habitats in the Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) bottom/shrimp trawl fisheries through effective public and private sector partnership and adoption of best practices that support sustainable livelihoods.


Caribbean Sea (LME)

Americas,Caribbean,Central America,SIDS (Americas),South America,SIDS,Small island developing States

General information
GEF ID 5304
Project type Full-Sized Project
Project Status CEO PIF Clearance
Start Date 13 May 2013
End Date 30 Apr 2018
Project documents
Project Information
GEF characteristic:
Focal Area International Waters
GEF Allocation to project 6.00M US$
Total Cost of the project: 23.06M US$
Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Mexico, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago

Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO)

Autoridad Nacional de Acuicultura y Pesca (AUNAP)
Instituto de Investigaciones Marinas y Costeras (INVEMAR), Colombia
Secretaría de Agricultura, Ganadería, Desarrollo Rural, Pesca y Alimentación (SAGARPA), Mexico